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  • Quake agony revealed quietly on trip from Nepal airport

    Soon after landing at Kathmandu airport, the Thai Airways captain made a bizarre announcement to passengers: Nobody is in the control tower.
  • Officials say heavy rains kill 37 in northwest Pakistan

    Heavy rains and strong winds tore through northwest Pakistan on Sunday, uprooting trees, collapsing buildings and killing at least 37 people, officials said. The storm also injured over 200 people, provincial Information Minister Mushtaq Ghani said....

    Saudi Arabia: Military training aircraft crashes, killing 2

    Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry says a military training aircraft has crashed, killing the instructor and a student pilot. The official Saudi Press Agency quoted the ministry as saying the accident happened Sunday morning and involved a plane...

    NBC News finds Brian Williams embellished at least 11 times: report

    NBC News finds Brian Williams embellished at least 11 times: report
    A monthslong internal investigation of Brian Williams by NBC News has turned up 11 instances in which the anchorman publicly embellished details of his reporting exploits, according to a person familiar with details of the probe. NBC undertook the...

    Planes often hit birds at Orlando International

    Planes often hit birds at Orlando International
    Airplanes hit birds and other animals more than 150 times a year at Orlando International Airport, and while most strikes result in no more damage than when bugs hit car windshields, more serious problems can occur. From November 2009 to October 2014,...